|February School Vacation Resources & Opportunities|
|BYF JOB FAIR FOR TEENS
Spread the word-The Boston Youth Fund is hosting a job fair for teens ages 15-17! Meet with supervisors from more than 100 organizations who will talk about summer opportunities for teens.
Some organizations will conduct interviews on site so please bring an updated resume. Computers will be available for students to sign up for the HOPELINE. The Mayor’s Youthline Career Peers will also be available to help teens create and edit resumes. February 16, 11:30am-2pm. Central Library, Copley Square. www.bostonyouthfund.org
BYF HOPELINE APPLICATIONS
Register TODAY with the HOPELINE to work for the Boston Youth Fund during the summer of 2013!
All applicants must be residents of Boston and be -between the ages of 15 and 17 years old. You must turn 15 on or before July 7, 2013 and cannot turn 18 on or before August 16, 2013. Register online 24 hours a day until March 3 at 11:59pm. Or, call 617-635-HOPE (4673) on February 19, 20, or 21 from 10am-2pm.
Applying for the HOPELINE does NOT guarantee a summer job. Please call the Boston Youth Fund with any questions, 617-635-4202. Check out a list of Summer Work Sites that offered HOPELINE jobs last summer.www.bostonyouthfund.org
ABCD SUMMERWORKS REGISTRATION
Apply for a summer job with SummerWorks!
Apply online 24 hours a day and follow the step-by-step instructions, which requires a working email account. Apply by March 15!
Read and complete the application with a parent or guardian. A complete application includes a signed application, CORI form, checklist, and eligibility documentation.
Applicants must be residents of Boston, be between the ages of 14 and 21 years old, and be income eligible. Submitting an application does NOT guarantee a summer job. 617-348-6548, www.summerworks.net
BOSTON R.O.C.K. IT!!! LAUNCH INTO SUMMER
Learn about youth opportunities for summer 2013! R.O.C.K. IT!!! is a fun event with special guests, youth performances, and resources to help young people prepare for the summer! All Boston residents welcome. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Feb 20, 11am-1pm. Emmanuel College’s Yawkey Center, 400 The Fenway. 617-635-4920,www.cityofboston.gov/bcyf
BCYF VACATION WEEK ACTIVITIES
Check out what Boston Centers for Youth & Families Have to offer over February Break! Participate in one of the many programs and activities offered by BCYF during February School Vacation. Play sports, go on field trips, participate in a modeling workshop, and more! For information on what various centers are offering visit, www.cityofboston.gov/bcyf.
MFA VACATION WEEK ADVENTURES
Join the Museum of Fine Arts and participate in FREE activities for youth all week. From art-making classes to story hours, there is something for all ages. Programs run Feb 18-22, 10am-4pm, Wed to 8pm. 465 Huntington Avenue. 617-267-9300, www.mfa.org/programs/series/cogan-family-foundation-vacation-week-adventures
PARKSCIENCE CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL
Mayor Menino and the Parks Department invite families to the FREE Children’s Festival at the Franklin Park Golf Course Clubhouse. The event will provide educational fun during February School Vacation Week with indoor and outdoor science-related activities. Feb 20, 10am-noon. 617-635-4505, www.cityofboston.gov/parks
CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Take time to celebrate Black History Month this week with a performance of the play “Xernona and the Grand Dragon,” presented by Mayor Menino and the Office of Civil Rights. Admission is FREE for this true story about an unlikely friendship between a civil rights icon, Xernona Clayton and Georgia’s KKK Grand Dragon. RSVP: [email protected]. Feb 21, 1-3pm. Strand Theatre, 543 Columbia Rd., Dorchester. 617-635-2500,www.strandboston.com
BYZ FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER
Don’t forget to check out our February Newsletter for a complete list of things to do over February School Vacation and throughout the rest of the month! Also, be sure to stay tuned for Mayor’s Youth Council applications which will be available March 1! www.cityofboston.gov/youthzone